Dec 02, 2020  
2020-2021 General Catalog 
  
2020-2021 General Catalog

Course Numbers and Descriptions


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Cosmetology / Barbering (USU Eastern)

  
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    COST 2410 - Intermediate Cosmetology Lab


    10 credits

    Lab instruction and practical application teaches shampooing, scalp treatments, manicuring, hair cutting, hair-dressing, tinting and bleaching, facials.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2019.
  
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    COST 2500 - Advanced Cosmetology Theory


    5 credits

    Covers lecture for State Board (review for State License). Advanced techniques. Designed for students who have not completed required hours for State Licensing.

    Repeatable for credit


    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    COST 2510 - Advanced Cosmetology Lab


    5-10 credits

    Lab instruction and practical application prepares shampooing, scalp treatments, manicuring, hair cutting, hair-dressing, tinting and bleaching, and facials.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2019.
  
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    COST 2700 - Student Instructor


    15 credits

    Prepares student for State Board Examinations and includes experience in teaching theory and lab. State Law requires 1000 clock hours for licensing.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Instructor permission

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    COST 2800 - Nail Technician


    9 credits

    Designed to educate students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to practice manicuring, pedicuring and nail enhancements. The 300 hours of instruction prepares the student to meet requirements for taking the state licensing examination.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2019.
  
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    COST 2988 - Special Problems


    1-3 credits

    Designed as adjustable credit hours contingent on needed clock hours (to meet State Law requirement of 2000 clock hours).

    Repeatable for credit


    Campus: USU Eastern only




Criminal Justice

  
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    CJ 1010 - Introduction to Criminal Justice (BSS)


    BSS Breadth Social Sciences
    3 credits

    Designed for all students. Introduces students to the history, processes and functions of the American criminal justice system and its primary components, namely law enforcement, courts, and corrections. Students will generally understand the history, process, and functions of the police, courts, and corrections as they relate to the operation of our criminal justice system and key constitutional provisions.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    CJ 1030 - Introduction to Firearms Handling/Safety


    3 credits

    This course is designed as an introductory program for students interested in shooting, hunting, home safety, or personal protection. The course teaches students safety skills and firearm care while providing an opportunity to practice on a firing range.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Summer 2019.
  
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    CJ 1300 - Introduction to Corrections


    3 credits

    Examines the history and the administration of corrections in America. Emphasis will be placed on the philosophies of punishment, sentencing strategies, prison community, alternatives to incarceration, and various reform efforts. Critical issues facing corrections will also be examined. Students will generally understand the evolution and administration of corrections in America.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    CJ 1330 - Criminal Law


    3 credits

    Designed mainly for, but not limited to the student majoring in Criminal Justice. It surveys the American criminal justice system. Elements of crime, defenses, historical foundation, limits, proposes and functions of criminal law are discussed. Students will understand the key general principles that relate to criminal law, criminal liability, complicity, uncompleted crimes, defenses to criminal liability and the various crimes in our legal systems. They will also learn how to read and use statutes and analyze fact situations in light of the law.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    CJ 1340 - Criminal Investigations


    3 credits

    Introduces students to the criminal, investigation process. Legal, scientific, and administrative aspects of this process will be explored and students will come to appreciate the complexity of conducting a thorough investigation and be able to deal with potential obstacles that are commonly encountered. Course is a valuable precursor to taking Criminalistics. Objective is to acquaint the student with the fundamentals of criminal investigations.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    CJ 1350 - Introduction to Forensic Science


    3 credits

    Mainly designed for the student majoring in Criminal Justice. Includes interrogation and interview, sources of information (electronic/traditional), crime scene procedure, introduction to identification, collection and preservation of evidence, laboratory techniques and case preparation. Students will understand the functions and duties of the forensic scientist and learn basic skills that related to evidence collection, preservation and analysis.

    Prerequisite/Restriction:   and   are highly recommended

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    CJ 1355 - Crime Scene Processing


    3 credits

    Covers the duties and responsibilities of a crime scene technician at the scene of a crime. Includes instruction on the proper collection, handling and storage of evidence. Report writing, proper requests for examination as well as laboratory methods are an integral part of this course.

    Prerequisite/Restriction:   or   

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    CJ 1360 - Crime Scene Academy


    3 credits

    Students will receive extensive training to develop credible skills in the area of crime scene processing. These skills will include, but not limited to; analyzing crime scenes, learning proper investigation processes, managing crime scenes, documenting and preserving evidence at a crime scene, becoming familiar with the medical/legal aspects of crime scene investigation and becoming familiar with standardized national procedures. After successfully completing the course and passing the required test, students will be certified as a Crime Scene Technician by the Utah State Bureau of Forensic Services.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    CJ 1390 - Introduction to Policing


    3 credits

    This course analyzes the role of Police in society. The functions of police, including organizational structure, discretion, subculture and interactions with the community are areas covered in detail. The class will also deal with problems in changing technology, corruption, violence and use of force by police today.

  
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    CJ 1900 - Introduction to the Criminal Justice System


    .5 credit

    This is part of a series intended to introduce cadets to the Criminal Justice System and illustrate how each area is a part of the system. This block covers an introduction to the criminal system, Homeland Security, the US and Utah State Constitution, the Utah Criminal Code, and Utah court systems.

  
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    CJ 1901 - Police Ethics


    .5 credit

    This course introduces police ethics and illustrates the importance of ethical actions in law enforcement. It covers ethical standards, leadership and professionalism, ethical decision making, community relations, and POST certification and investigations.

  
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    CJ 1902 - Officer Fundamentals


    1 credit

    This course introduces cadets to the fundamentals of police work and illustrates their importance in law enforcement.  This block covers report writing, radio communications, media relations, Utah BCI and AFIS, hazardous materials response, Emergency medical response, first aid/CPR, and healthy lifestyles.

  
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    CJ 1903 - Basic Officer Criminal Law


    2 credits

    This course introduces cadets to basic criminal law fundamentals of police work and illustrates their importance in law enforcement.

  
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    CJ 1904 - Defensive Tactics I


    1 credit

    This course is intended to introduce the cadet to: Approaching subjects and positon of interview, Natural Weapons, Low Profile/Terry Frisk, Cuffing, Take Downs; Standing Search, Cuffing, Take Downs; Kneeling Search, Cuffing, Take Downs; Prone Search, Cuffing; Weaponless defense Techniques I, Escort and Transport Postion, Management and Recognition of Excited Delirium/Agitated Chaotic Event

  
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    CJ 1905 - Officer Patrol and Investigations


    2 credits

    This course introduces cadets to gang awareness, conflict resolution, written scenarios, basic interviews and interrogations, preliminary investigations, crime scene protection and search, collection and preservation of evidence, victimology, and drug recognition and familiarization.

  
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    CJ 1910 - Corrections Legal


    1 credit

    This is one of five courses in the corrections block that define legal aspects of working with inmates and their rights. It covers corrections law/rights, the Prison Rape Elimination Act, reasonable force, communications, and court demeanor and testifying.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Successfull completion of the SFO Block, which consists of the following:



    Corequisite:

    Campus: USU Eastern only



    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Fall 2018.
  
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    CJ 1912 - Inmate Behavior


    1 credit

    This is part 3 of 6 concurrent courses on Corrections System. It demonstrates methods to deal with inmate behavior and emergencies. This block covers suicide prevention, staff/offender interactions, understanding human behavior, abnormal behavior, critical incidents, and generational perspectives.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Cadets must successfully complete all the courses required for the Specials Function Officer (SFO) certification before entering into the Basic Corrections Officer (BCO) block. This includes an SFO certification from another Utah POST academy or the following courses at Utah State University; CJ 1900 , CJ 1901 CJ 1902 CJ 1903 CJ 1904 , and CJ 1905  with an 80% or higher on the SFO block certification exam.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    CJ 1913 - Inmate Management


    .5 credit

    This is part 4 of 6 concurrent courses on the Corrections System. It introduces procedures for inmate management. This block covers offender supervision strategies, inmate discipline, street gangs/STG, gender responsive issues, grievance process, and inmate classification.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Cadets must successfully complete all the courses required for the Specials Function Officer (SFO) certification before entering into the Basic Corrections Officer (BCO) block. This includes an SFO certification from another Utah POST academy or the following courses at Utah State University; CJ 1900 CJ 1901 CJ 1902 CJ 1903 CJ 1904 , and CJ 1905  with an 80% or higher on the SFO block certification exam.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    CJ 1914 - Inmate Control


    1 credit

    This is part 5 of 6 concurrent courses on the Corrections System. It introduces methods of inmate control. This block covers survivial state of mind, search techniques, hostage negotiations, prison riots, institutional security, explosives materials, forced cell entry, critical response, chemical agents, and safety emergencies.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Cadets must successfully complete all the courses required for the Specials Function Officer (SFO) certification before entering into the Basic Corrections Officer (BCO) block. This includes an SFO certification from another Utah POST academy or the following courses at Utah State University; CJ 1900 CJ 1901 CJ 1902 CJ 1903 CJ 1904 , and CJ 1905   with an 80% or higher on the SFO block certification exam.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    CJ 1915 - Physical Skills


    1.5 credits

    This is part 6 of 6 concurrent courses on the Corrections System. It reinforces the physical skills needed in a correctional setting.  This block covers pressure point control tactics, spontaneous knife defense, ground tactics, in-custody restraints, transportation of inmates, head counts and physical training.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Cadets must successfully complete all the courses required for the Specials Function Officer (SFO) certification before entering into the Basic Corrections Officer (BCO) block. This includes an SFO certification from another Utah POST academy or the following courses at Utah State University; CJ 1900 CJ 1901 CJ 1902 CJ 1903 CJ 1904 , and CJ 1905  with an 80% or higher on the SFO block certification exam.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    CJ 1920 - Peace Officer Fundamentals


    1 credit

    This course is the first of seven concurrent courses training cadets in the aspects of crime investigations in various levels of police work. This block covers introductions to emergency vehicle operations, firearms handling, and scenario training.

    Prerequisite/Restriction:  

     

    Corequisite: CJ 1921 , CJ 1922 , CJ 1923 , CJ 1924 , CJ 1925 , CJ 1926  

  
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    CJ 1921 - Peace Office Criminal Law


    1 credit

    This course is the second of seven concurrent courses training cadets in the aspects of crime investigations in various levels of police work. This block covers report writing, court demeanor and testifying, civil disputes, traffic law, drive license, and law and hearing.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: CJ 1900 , CJ 1901 , CJ 1902 , CJ 1903 , CJ 1904 , and CJ 1905   all taken concurrently or Special Function Officer (SFO) certification from another Utah POST Academy

    Corequisite: CJ 1920 , CJ 1922 , CJ 1923 , CJ 1924 , CJ 1925 , CJ 1926  

  
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    CJ 1922 - Defensive Tactics II


    1.5 credits

    This course is the third of seven concurrent courses training cadets in the aspects of defensive tactics as it pertains to police work. This block covers part two of weaponless defense techniques, weapon protection and retention, ground tactics, and impact weapons.

    Prerequisite/Restriction:
    CJ 1900 , CJ 1901 , CJ 1902 , CJ 1903 , CJ 1904 , and CJ 1905  all taken concurrently or Special Function Officer (SFO) certification from another Utah POST Academy

  
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    CJ 1923 - Patrol Functions


    3 credits

    This course is fourth of seven concurrent courses training cadets in the aspects of patrol functions as involved in everyday police work. This block covers patrol concepts, immediate response tactics, critical incident casualty care, mental conditioning for combat, pedestrian/vehicle stop and approach, crimes in progress, hostage/barricaded subjects.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: CJ 1900 , CJ 1901 , CJ 1902 , CJ 1903 , CJ 1904 , and CJ 1905  all taken concurrently or Special Function Officer (SFO) certification from another Utah POST Academy

  
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    CJ 1924 - Police Investigations


    2.5 credits

    This course is the fifth of seven concurrent courses training cadets in the aspects of crime investigations in various levels of police work. This block covers sex crimes investigation, dead body investigation, follow-up investigations, child abuse and neglect, traffic accident investigation, domestic violence, cohabitant abuse procedures, and identity 

    Prerequisite/Restriction: CJ 1900 , CJ 1901 , CJ 1902 , CJ 1903 , CJ 1904 , and CJ 1905  all taken concurrently or Special Function Officer (SFO) certification from another Utah POST Academy

  
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    CJ 1925 - Intoxilyzer/DUI Training


    1 credit

    This course is the sixth of seven concurrent courses training cadets in the aspects of crime investigations in various levels of police work. This block covers recognizing and handling drugs and narcotics, intoxilyzer operation and certification, DUI and standardized field sobriety testing.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: CJ 1900 , CJ 1901 , CJ 1902 , CJ 1903 , CJ 1904 , and CJ 1905  all taken concurrently, or Special Function Officer (SFO) certification from another Utah POST Academy

  
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    CJ 1926 - Firearms


    1 credit

    This course is the seventh of seven concurrent courses training cadets in the aspects of crime investigations in various levels of police work. This block covers handgun handling and safe operation, firearms range day shooting, and firearms night shooting.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: CJ 1900 , CJ 1901 , CJ 1902 , CJ 1903 , CJ 1904 , CJ 1905  all taken concurrently or Special Function Officer (SFO) certification from another Utah POST Academy

  
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    CJ 2110 - Security


    3 credits

    Designed as a requirement mainly for the student majoring in Criminal Justice. Examines the diverse components which make up the security function, as well as principles and concepts in physical security, loss control and crime prevention. Students will know and understand the historical and professional principles of public and private security and crime prevention, as well as risk management and loss control principles.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    CJ 2330 - Juvenile Justice


    3 credits

    Designed mainly for the student majoring in Criminal Justice. Studies the origin, philosophy, and development of the juvenile justice system, particularly the juvenile court. Emphasis is placed upon laws, detention, adjudication, probation, after-care, foster homes, and other alternative correctional practices. Students will understand the nature and origins of juvenile law and the guiding principles that drive the system.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    CJ 2340 - Survey of Criminal Procedure


    3 credits

    Introduces students to the following concepts; historical development of laws and crime causation, historical development of the Justice System, the arrest, the initial appearance, pretrial proceedings, place and time of trial, the trial, confrontation and assistance of counsel, pretrial motions, hearings and plea negotiations, the trial and the roles of major participants, the jury, trial procedure, the jury instructions and deliberation, the verdict, appeals and appellate citations, the sentence and correctional procedures, sentencing philosophy and clemency, extradition process, juvenile system focus and victims’ rights.

    Prerequisite/Restriction:   and   and   or special permission from the instructor

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    CJ 2350 - Laws of Evidence


    3 credits

    Designed mainly for the student majoring in Criminal Justice. Deals with the principles and rules of law emphasizing evidentiary problems related to criminal cases. An introduction and overview of the court process and problems related to the fact finding process of juries. Explores the courtroom procedures as they relate to evidence and its uses in the courtroom, with emphasis upon the introduction of evidence and the rules pertaining thereto. Students will understand the value of the rules of evidence in the law and be able to understand and apply them to fact scenarios.

    Prerequisite/Restriction:   is highly recommended

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    CJ 2360 - Juvenile Law and Procedures


    3 credits

    Designed mainly for the student majoring in Criminal Justice. Covers the juvenile justice system emphasizing Utah law and procedure. Studies differences between juvenile and adult systems, delinquent acts, juvenile treatment as adults and role and function of probation, youth corrections, family services and the community. Students will generally understand the nature and origins of juvenile law, the principles and laws that pertain to juvenile delinquency; neglect, abuse and dependency proceedings; and status offenses. They will also learn how to read and use statutes and analyze fact situations in light of the law.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    CJ 2370 - Child Abuse and Neglect


    3 credits

    Overview of causes, identification, reporting, and legal issues pertaining to children who are abused and/or neglected. Cycle of domestic violence and its effects on children will be discussed. Primary objectives are to assist students in gaining an insight of what constitutes child maltreatment and domestic violence, assess underlying causes of abuse and neglect, and how it is addressed within the criminal justice system.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    CJ 2860 - Criminal Justice Field Experience


    3 credits

    (for second year program majors only) Designed for students majoring in Criminal Justice. An internship with city, county, and state criminal justice agencies. Registration is by permission of the instructor. Students will gain first hand experience and knowledge of an area of criminal justice by working with, riding with, or observing a practitioner and will be able to directly evaluate their own interest level in the field.

    Repeatable for a total of six credit hours with consent of instructor.


    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    CJ 2977 - Cooperative Education


    1-3 credits

    (for second year program majors only) Open to all students in the Criminal Justice program who meet the minimum cooperative work experience requirements of the department. Provides academic credit for on-the-job experience. Grade and amount of credit will be determined by the department. Students will gain first hand experience and knowledge of an area of criminal justice through on the job training.

    Repeatable for credit


    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    CJ 2988 - Special Problems


    1-3 credits

    Designed mainly for students majoring in Criminal Justice. There will be a variety of short courses, institutes and special problems which will work under this number. The number of credits earned will be determined by the department. Classes will be designed on demand.

    Repeatable for credit


    Campus: USU Eastern only




Dance (USU Eastern)

  
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    DANC 1010 - Dance in Culture (BCA)


    BCA Breadth Creative Arts
    3 credits

    Study of dance as one of the first art forms, from the primitive to its present state. Dance will also be studied sociologically as well as historically. Students will be exposed to the development of dance through history as it has been influenced by various economic and political forces. Students will be provided with information concerning outstanding contributions to dance and its authorities in the 20th century. Hopefully, the student will develop an appreciation of dance in contemporary society.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DANC 1100 - Ballet I


    1 credit

    Basic ballet course for men and women to condition the body, develop an appreciation for ballet through its specific exercise forms and acquire the basic skill of ballet technique. Class is open to anyone. A text is used and grading is done by two written tests, attendance, and a performance final. The Frenc-Bouronville as well as the Russian techniques are taught. Video is used to expose students to the professional performance as well as dance history. Students also begin learning the importance of understanding anatomy, exercise physiology, kinesiology, music theory, theater practices and techniques, and physics as it relates to ballet and dance in general.

    Repeatable for credit


    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DANC 1200 - Modern Dance I


    1 credit

    Designed for the dancer who has not been exposed to basic modern dance techniques. Class is open to anyone. Goal is to communicate through movement. Many different modern dance styles will be explored including Graham, Denis/Shawn and Cunningham. Video will be used as well as a text. Movement experiences will range from the classroom situation to large open space activities including out of doors. Students will learn to analyze others’ movement patterns and how people communicate through movement. This is an important aspect in dance therapy. Music, as well as music theory, will be explored. Grading will be on movement projects, tests, and a final movement project.

    Repeatable for credit


    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DANC 1210 - Ballet II


    1 credit

    Continuation of basic ballet technique for men and women who wish to become more proficient in the art and form of classical ballet. A text is used and grading is done based on attendance, two written examinations and a performance final. There is a continuation of the French/Bourneville as well as Russian techniques. Video is used for exposure to dance performance as well as technique. Dance history and ballet tradition is continued. Students continue the study of anatomy exercise physiology, kinesiology, music, theater and performance techniques as well as physics. Based on proficiency, some of these student may become eligible to audition for Dance Ensemble, DANC 2310 .

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Instructor permission

    Repeatable for credit


    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DANC 1220 - Beginning Pointe


    1 credit

    Designed for female ballet students with at least 2 years of Ballet training and who are observed to be ready for pointe work. Students must be physiologically mature and have the proper alignment and strength to dance on Pointe. A text is used and at least two written examinations are given plus a performance final. Each student progresses at her own rate and is graded accordingly as all are different. The rule of thumb is a child should be at least 11-12 before Pointe is allowed.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Instructor permission

    Repeatable for credit


    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DANC 1240 - Musical Theatre Movement


    1 credit

    Involves a study of the fundamental types of movement used in the theater including mime, improvisation and basic musical theater dance forms. Class is open to any student that has had some experience or training in ballet, modern, or jazz dance and is interested in musical theater. Class is performance based. Students learn aspects of movement on stage in the areas of dance for musical theater and are also exposed to mime and other non-verbal forms of communication. Final project involves each student choreographing a 1 to 1.5 minute piece that would fit a period and style of a broadway show. Students are also required to research, use video and critique a broadway show.

    Repeatable for credit


    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DANC 1500 - Jazz Dance I


    1 credit

    Designed for the dancer who has already been exposed to Modern Dance or Classical Ballet technique. It is not a beginning class. Students should already have basic placement and traditional dance techniques in mind so as to be able to adequately explore the pure jazz technique. Class will explore the Giordano, Maddox, and Luigi methods as well as other methods. Video, handouts and a text are used. Grading is based on attendance, two tests, and a final performance project.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DANC 1520 - Folk/Cultural Dance


    1 credit

    Beginning class for men and women interested in ethnic, character, and folk dance for the stage. Open to anyone with some dance background. A text is used as well as video. Grading is based on attendance, tests and a performance final. History and background surrounding the origins of many of the national dances will be explored as well as the differences between the three types.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DANC 1580 - Tap I


    1 credit

    Designed for the beginning and intermediate tap dancer. The class is open to anyone. Basic tap technique will be covered as well as terminology and history of the dance form. Includes the exploration of the current phase of tap and also the relationship of the basic differences between clogging and tap. Students will be required to reach a certain level of proficiency. Handouts and video will be used. Grading is based on attendance and performance.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DANC 2200 - Pointe and Variations


    1 credit

    Designed for the female dancer who has met all the technical and physical requirements for solo variations and pas de deux. For women who have reached the maturity level to learn the art of partnering and pas de deux. Point class for women requiring intermediate-advanced technique. Students will explore the history and choreographic style of at least 5 choreographers including George Balanchine, William and Lew Christianson, Frederick Ashton, Richard Arpel, and Twyla Tharp. Students will learn at least that many variations. Grading is based on attendance and increased proficiency on Pointe.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Instructor permission

    Repeatable for credit


    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DANC 2210 - Basic Partnering


    1 credit

    Designed to acquaint both the men and women in the art of supporting and dancing with a partner. Men will work on the proper lifting techniques and women will learn the skills and adjustments required to be partnered and lifted. Pas de Deux from at least five Ballets will be learned. Video will be used for more exposure. Designed for the intermediate or advanced, mature dancer. Grading is based on attendance and proficiency. Male and female dancers must be registered for a technique class and women must be registered for  .

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Instructor permission

    Repeatable for credit


    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DANC 2220 - Modern Dance II


    1 credit

    Designed for those who have had at least one year of experience in modern dance techniques. Course is a continuation of DANC 1200. Music and music theory will be continued. Students will be encouraged to explore their own movement patterns as well as the modern choreographers of the present such as Alvin Ailey and Paul Taylor.

    Repeatable for credit


    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DANC 2240 - Ballet III


    1 credit

    Designed for the more proficient dancer, one who wishes to use classical ballet as an important part of their career. Both barre and center practice will consist of longer, more intricate combinations. Physical demands will be greater as to help the students reach an advanced performance as well as technical level. The same styles of technique will be taught as in the lower ballet classes as well as the continued exploration of dance related topics. Grading is based on tests from the required texts as well as attendance and effort. Some library research will be required.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Instructor permission

    Repeatable for credit


    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DANC 2260 - Dance Composition


    1-2 credits

    Designed for the intermediate dancer to allow them an opportunity to explore their own creative techniques in modern, jazz and classical ballet. Grading is based on attendance, effort, creativity, interim projects, and a final choreographic project. Final project may be a collaboration between two students. Some of the student choreography may be performed in Ballet Repertory’s Spring Concert.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Instructor permission

    Repeatable for credit


    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DANC 2310 - Dance Ensemble


    1-2 credits

    Performance based class. The members are students who wish to perform. Company performs two major concerts per year as well as Lecture Demos and other performing opportunities. Time and credit hours are arranged by the instructor.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Membership is by audition conducted by the Artistic Director

    Repeatable for credit
    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DANC 2800 - Dance Production


    1-3 credits

    Designed for the dancers who wish to perform throughout Utah with the USU-Eastern Dance Department. Performances are used for education as well as recruiting. Students will also learn the correct performance protocol from the aspect of a performer as well as a member of the audience.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Students must be a member of   

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DANC 2977 - Cooperative Education


    1-3 credits

    Provides supervised on-the-job training in dance education. Students meet with the instructor/coordinator periodically during the course to determine and evaluate learning objectives, hours to be worked and credit agreements. Students must meet certain proficiency requirements and have permission from the instructor or coordinator.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Instructor permission

    Repeatable for credit


    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DANC 2988 - Special Problems


    1-3 credits

    Individual work approved by the instructor. Time, credit and content to be arranged.

    Repeatable for credit


    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DANC 2999 - Workshop


    1-3 credits

    Designed to meet the changing needs and educational background and opportunities of the dance students. Permission of the instructor is required. Content, and credit hours arranged by the instructor only. No previous dance experience required.

    Repeatable for credit


    Campus: USU Eastern only




Diesel Equipment Technology (USU Eastern)

  
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    DSME 0798 - Special Problems


    1-360 contact hours

    Individual work approved by the department instructor. Time and membership hours to be arranged.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DSME 0799 - Special Problems


    1-360 contact hours

    Individual work approved by the department instructor. Time and membership hours to be arranged.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DSME 1000 - Introduction to Transportation Technology I


    4 credits

    First course in automotive or diesel technology. Students will gain needed skills in shop safety and other basic skills that will prepare students for specific automotive or diesel courses. The following topics will be covered: using manual and information systems, precision measurement, tires and wheels, bearings, headlamp adjustment, oils and fluids, cleaning methods, gaskets and sealants, cooling systems and belts and hoses. Course can be articulated with high school automotive courses.

    Cross-listed as:   

    Campus: USU Eastern only



    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2019.
  
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    DSME 1110 - Diesel Engine Overhaul Theory


    4 credits

    Designed to instruct the student on correct diesel engine overhaul procedures from disassembly to assembly. Identification, operation, inspection, repair, maintenance and failure analysis of each diesel engine component will be discussed. Attention is also given to parts cleaning methods as well as fasteners and measuring tools.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: MATH 0950  or a higher level MATH course

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DSME 1130 - Diesel Engine Overhaul Lab


    4 credits

    Hands-on experience overhauling a diesel engine and functions much like a diesel engine repair shop. Students will individually disassemble, inspect, and rebuild at least one diesel engine. Emphasis is placed on component identification, measuring, inspection, analyzing wear, and detecting parts failure. Students are introduced to various methods for cleaning parts using the latest cleaning technology as well as identifying fasteners and using measuring and hand tools. Particular attention is given to attendance, quality of work, productivity

    Campus: USU Eastern only



    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2019.
  
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    DSME 1310 - Fluid Power Theory


    4 credits

    Classroom instruction is given in the basic fundamental principles of fluid power. Students will discuss and mathematically calculate the relationships between hydraulic pressure, force, area, and resistance as well as rpm, torque, hydraulic horsepower, energy and heat loss. Covers the theory and operation of hydraulic fluid, reservoir design, filters, pumps, actuators, pressure controls, directional controls, and flow controls. Students will have the opportunity to learn schematic symbols through representations of various types of circuit design representing both closed loop and open center systems in industrial as well as mobile applications. Topics discussed will be pressure compensated systems, hydrostatic drive circuits and system troubleshooting. As the course progresses, students will be introduced to methods of troubleshooting hydraulic systems using a flow meter and pressure gauges. Students will also identify and review hydraulic fittings, hose types, and safety.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Completion of or concurrent registration in MATH 0950  or a higher level MATH course

    Corequisite:   

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DSME 1330 - Fluid Power Lab


    4 credits

    Hands-on experience identifying, testing, troubleshooting, and rebuilding various brands of hydraulic components. Students will have the opportunity to use a flow meter and pressure gauges to troubleshoot hydraulic components as well as test different components on a hydraulic test bench. Particular emphasis is placed on component identification, failure analysis and hydraulic fitting identification.

    Corequisite:   

    Campus: USU Eastern only



    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2019.
  
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    DSME 1340 - Mobile Electrical and Electronics Theory


    5 credits

    Students will study the basic principles of electricity including electron flow in series and parallel circuits, Ohm’s law, magnetism and semiconductor devices related to the mobile industry. The theory and operation of a complete vehicle electrical system and its various components will be discussed in a series of sub-systems. These sub-systems include: the battery, starter and starting system, alternator and charging system, gauges and instrument panel, vehicle lighting and accessories, engine electronic sensors, as well as the wiring and connections used in each of these systems. Students have the opportunity to learn schematic symbols by studying the various types of electrical circuits used in mobile equipment. Students will be introduced to different test instruments such as the digital multi-meter and testing techniques unique to each type of equipment will be presented.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: MATH 0950  or a higher level MATH course

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DSME 1360 - Mobile Electrical and Electronics Lab


    3 credits

    Hands-on experience is given to the student enrolled in DSME 1360. Each individual type of testing equipment is demonstrated as well as techniques given for troubleshooting, servicing and testing electrical systems: Students demonstrate their proficiency using this equipment to test batteries, starters and the starting system, the alternator and charging system, gauges, lights and accessories, engine sensors, as well as the wiring harness and connections used in each of these systems. Particular emphasis is placed on component identification, isolating component failures, and electrical safety procedures for both personal safety as well as preventing electrical system damage.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2019.
  
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    DSME 1500 - Professional Vocational Leadership (VICA)


    1 credit

    Supports and facilitates the goals and objectives of Vocational Industrial Clubs of America (VICA). Students will gain skills in the following areas: personal development, service, team building and leadership, workplace skills, and interview skills. Students may participate in regional, state and national competitions.

    Repeatable for credit


    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DSME 2210 - Advanced Diesel Engine Theory


    5 credits

    Continuation of  . Rather than focusing on individual engine components, this course covers engine systems: i.e. lubrication, cooling, intake and exhaust, and fuel systems. Particular attention is given to the theory and operation of the diesel engine combustion process while controlling engine speed and torque through the use of mechanical governors and engine electronics. This course will focus particularly on Cat, Cummins, and Detroit diesel engine electronics and computer software.

    Prerequisite/Restriction:  MATH 0950  or a higher level MATH course

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DSME 2230 - Advanced Diesel Engine Lab


    5 credits

    Continuation of  . After an engine is rebuilt it will need to be tested on the dynamometer. The dyno provides opportunities for troubleshooting “live” engines. Students will dyno test the engine they rebuilt in DSME 1130 as well as perform timing and tune-up procedures on different models of diesel engines. Students will have the opportunity to use a laptop computer to program diagnose Cat, Cummins, and Detroit diesel electronic engines. Particular attention is given to attendance, quality of work, productivity during class time and the ability to follow detailed written procedures from service manuals. Shop safety is also stressed.

    Prerequisite/Restriction:   

    Campus: USU Eastern only



    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2019.
  
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    DSME 2410 - Heavy Duty Chassis and Power Train Theory


    5 credits

    Covers highway truck air systems, foundation brake repair and maintenance, front end, tandem, and trailer axle alignment, heavy duty suspension systems, annual and automatic transmissions, clutches, differentials, and drive lines. Students will calculate drive line angles, gear ratios, and tire size, as well as troubleshoot and analyze tire wear, failures of gears, universal joints, clutches, axles, brakes.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DSME 2430 - Heavy Duty Chassis and Power Train Lab


    5 credits

    Gives students a hands on opportunity to perform preventive maintenance, inspection, adjustments, and repair to air brakes, suspension systems, clutches, transmissions, differentials, and drive line components used in heavy duty diesel equipment. Students will also do computerized front end and tandem alignment on medium and heavy duty trucks. Particular attention is given to attendance, quality of work, productivity during class time and the ability to follow detailed written procedures from service annuals. Shop safety is also stressed.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2019.
  
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    DSME 2440 - Mobile Air Conditioning Theory


    2 credits

    Covers the principles of heat transfer using refrigerant as the medium. Particular attention is given to the identification and operation of individual system components as well as the variations in system design from OEM to OEM. Different types of refrigerants used in the mobile industry as well as recovery, recycling, storage, handling, and disposal will be discussed. Students are taught methods for R12 to R134A conversion. After EPA laws and guide lines are taught, the student will have the opportunity to test for an IMACA certificate.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DSME 2460 - Mobile Air Conditioning Lab


    1 credit

    Students are given the hands-on opportunity to locate, identify, test, service, and troubleshoot different types of mobile AC systems using EPA approved equipment and procedures. They will demonstrate their proficiency using recovery recycling, evacuation, and charging equipment for both R-12 and R-134A refrigerants. System conversion from R-12 to R134A is also demonstrated.

    Campus: USU Eastern only



    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2019.
  
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    DSME 2977 - Internship Education Experiences


    1-3 credits

    This course provides paid, on-the-job work experience directly related to a specific lab course of study in the student’s major. All activities including attendance, on-site work visits, employer and coordinator evaluations, and written assignments are monitored by the internship coordinator.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Approval from the Director of Internship Education

    Repeatable


    Pass/Fail only
    Campus: USU Eastern only



  
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    DSME 2988 - Special Problems


    1-3 credits

    Lab time approved by the instructor for extra repair projects and “live work” which cannot be completed during normal lab hours. Time and credit to be approved by the instructor.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Instructor permission

    Repeatable for credit


    Campus: USU Eastern only




Economics

  
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    ECN 1500 - Introduction to Economic Institutions, History, and Principles (BAI)


    BAI Breadth American Institutions
    3 credits

    Designed to build an understanding of economic institutions, history, and principles. Relationship between private and public sectors of U.S. economy. Analysis of major economic institutions, such as property rights, markets, business organizations, labor unions, money and banking, trade, and taxation.

  
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    ECN 2010 - Introduction to Microeconomics (BSS)


    BSS Breadth Social Sciences
    3 credits

    Students learn marketplace economics from both the consumer and producer/business perspectives. They study the development and application of microeconomic principles to demonstrate the role and limitations of competitive markets in motivating socially-efficient consumer, business, and public sector choices.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ECN 1500  (may be taken concurrently)

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020.
  
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    ECN 3010 - Managerial Economics (DSS)


    DSS Depth Social Sciences
    3 credits

    Students learn microeconomic principles applied to economic decision-making and policy formulation, with emphasis at the level of business firm and the individual consumer. It is designed for undergraduate business and accounting majors.

    Prerequisite/Restriction:

  
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    ECN 3170 - Law and Economics


    3 credits

    This course explains legal and political rules, the organization of government, and other institutional processes. It uses standard microeconomic tools and concepts such as scarcity, choice, preferences, incentives, and supply and demand.

    Cross-listed as: POLS 3170 

  
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    ECN 3300 - Contemporary Issues in International Trade


    3 credits

    Examines interrelated economic, political, and social issues faced by institutions and individuals at various points in the trade process.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Admission to Huntsman Scholars Junior Year Program

    Cross-listed as: MSLE 3300 .

  
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    ECN 3400 - Introduction to Global Economic Institutions and Business Environment (DSS)


    DSS Depth Social Sciences
    3 credits

    Designed for future business leaders who want an understanding of the global economic environment in which businesses operate. Topics include global regulatory and political institutions, trade policy, and international capital and currency markets.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ECN 2010 /APEC 2010 

  
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    ECN 3500 - Economic History of Russia


    3 credits

    This course exposes students to the relatively unknown historical environment and set of institutions in the Russian empire, enabling students to compare and contrast U.S. outcomes with institutions that have developed elsewhere in the world.

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Fall 2020
  
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    ECN 3600 - Topics in Economic Development


    3 credits

    This course provides an introduction to the economics of the developing world. Students examine economic growth by studying the role of history in determining modern economic outcomes. They also explore how economic development is affected by labor markets, international trade, financial inclusion, and other factors. 

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Fall 2020
  
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    ECN 4010 - Intermediate Microeconomics


    3 credits

    Students learn the analysis of the behavior of consumers and business firms, as well as the application of theory to the solution of real-world problems.

    Prerequisite/Restriction:

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2021.
  
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    ECN 4020 - Intermediate Macroeconomics


    3 credits

    In this course, students analyze underlying causes of unemployment, economic instability, inflation, and economic growth. 

    Prerequisite/Restriction:

    And one of the following:



    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020.

  
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    ECN 4250 - Economics Internship


    1-9 credits

    This course provides economics internship experience in a career-related position approved by the Department of Economics and Finance. The course does not qualify as an upper-division ECN elective for students in the economics and finance programs.

    Prerequisite/Restriction:
    • ECN 1500  with a grade of C or better
    • ECN 2010  with a grade of C or better
    • Advisor approval


    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Fall 2020
  
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    ECN 4310 - Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance I (QI)


    QI Quantitative Intensive
    3 credits

    Covers single-variable and multi-variable calculus, exponents and logarithms, linear algebra, and implicit functions. These concepts find economics applications in the theory of the firm, time value of money, IS-LM macro modeling, and more.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ECN 2010 /APEC 2010 MATH 1100  or MATH 1210 

  
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    ECN 4330 - Introduction to Econometrics (QI)


    3 credits

    This course presents an introduction to basic statistics, simple linear regression, multiple regression, and simultaneous equation models for economics.

    Prerequisite/Restriction:  

    And one of the following:



    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020.

  
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    ECN 4500 - The Political Economy of the European Union


    3 credits

    This course provides students with an introduction of the economic and political environment of the European Union.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: Instructor permission

  
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    ECN 4900 - Independent Reading and Research


    1-3 credits

    Repeatable for credit.
  
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    ECN 4950 - Senior Honors Thesis/Project


    3 credits

    Creative project that will then be written up, and presented, as a Senior Thesis as required for an Honors Plan.

  
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    ECN 5000 - Advanced Macroeconomic Topics


    3 credits

    Covers advanced topics in macroeconomics. Exact topics depend on recent developments in the macroeconomic discipline, the research and teaching expertise of the faculty, and the current state of the macroeconomy, both inside and outside of the U.S. Focuses on studying the most recent developments in macroeconomic theory and applying the theory to the pressing problems in the contemporary macroeconomy.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ECN 4020 

  
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    ECN 5020 - Macroeconomic Theory


    3 credits

    This course lays a foundation of advanced macroeconomic analysis, integrating theory, data, and computational methods. Special attention is given to real-world issues, with an emphasis on how economists use macro models and data to improve business and public policy decisions. 

    Prerequisite/Restriction:

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2020.
  
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    ECN 5030 - Applied Econometrics


    3 credits

    This course introduces students to commonly used empirical methods such as fixed effects, time series, instrumental variables, difference in differences, and innovations using big data.

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ECN 4330 

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Fall 2019.
  
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    ECN 5050 - Experimental Economics


    3 credits

    Students are introduced to the use of experimental methods to establish and measure causal relationships in economic interactions by participating in and studying a series of seminal experiments. Topics are drawn from applied game theory, behavioral economics, and decision theory.  

    Prerequisite/Restriction: ECN 2010 

    This listing includes updates which are effective beginning Spring 2021.
  
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    ECN 5090 - Machine Learning in Economics and Finance


    3 credits

    This course introduces several fundamental concepts and methods for machine learning, including basic learning algorithms and techniques, and their applications in economics and finance, as well as general questions related to analyzing and handling large data sets.

 

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